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The Plasma Approximation

Authors(5) :-Sham Singh, Ajay Vasishth, Bikramjit Singh, A. C. Panday, A. P. Mishra

In this review, we have studied literature survey on various types of plasma and their applications and also discuss the advantages and disadvantages. The presence of a significant number of charge carriers makes plasma electrically conductive so that it responds strongly to electromagnetic fields. Like gas, plasma does not have a definite shape or a definite volume unless enclosed in a container. Unlike gas, under the influence of a magnetic field, it may form structures such as filaments, beams and double layers. Sensitive applications of plasma, like subjecting human body or internal organs to plasma treatment for medical purposes, are also possible. This possibility is profoundly being investigated by research groups worldwide under the highly-interdisciplinary research field called 'plasma medicine.
Sham Singh, Ajay Vasishth, Bikramjit Singh, A. C. Panday, A. P. Mishra
The plasma approximation, Astrophysical Plasma, Plasma medicine and Dusty plasmas.
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  Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 1 | January-February 2017
  Date of Publication : 2017-02-28
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 108-117
Manuscript Number : IJSRST173125
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PRINT ISSN : 2395-6011
ONLINE ISSN : 2395-602X
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Sham Singh, Ajay Vasishth, Bikramjit Singh, A. C. Panday, A. P. Mishra, "The Plasma Approximation", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp.108-117, January-February-2017
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